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NPFL: Wikki Tourists Hold Enugu Rangers in Gombe

NPFL: Wikki Tourists Hold Enugu Rangers in Gombe

Enugu Rangers were held to a 1-1 draw by Wikki Tourists in their Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) matchday-eight encounter at the Pantami Stadium Gombe on Saturday, reports Completesports.com.

Emmanuel Nwokeji gave the Flying Antelopes the lead six minutes before the break.

The full-back nodded home Ikechukwu Ibenegu’s inch-perfect freekick.

The hosts were awarded a penalty three minutes after the break after Traore Issif was upended inside the box.

Idris Mohammed Guda coolly slotted the ball past Nana Bonsu to equalise for the home team.

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NPFL Matchday-8 Fixtures/Results

Rangers remain in 19th position in the NPFL table, while Wikki Tourists moved from third to second position, even if temporarily, pending the completion of other matchday-8 matches.

The NPFL 2019/2020 matchday-8 started of Friday, December 13 at the Agege Stadium Lagos where home side MFM mauled Akwa United 3-0.

Seven matchday-8 matches will be played on Sunday across different venues, while Nasarawa United versus Kano Pillars will hold on Thursday, December 26, 2019.

By Adeboye Amosu

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